On Expository Preaching, John MacArthur

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It continues to be a rewarding divine communion for me to preach expositionally through the New Testament. My goal is always to have deep fellowship with the Lord in the understanding of His Word and out of that experience to explain to His people what a passage means. In the words of Nehemiah 8:8,1 strive “to give the sense” of it so they may truly hear God speak and, in so doing, may respond to Him. Obviously, God’s people need to understand Him, which demands knowing His Word of truth (2 Tim. 2:15) and allowing that Word to dwell in us richly (Col. 3:16). The dominant thrust of my ministry, therefore, is to help make God’s living Word alive to His people. It is a refreshing adventure.

MacArthur, John. 1 Timothy MacArthur New Testament Commentary (MacArthur New Testament Commentary Series) (Kindle Locations 54-60). Moody Publishers. Kindle Edition.

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